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Posts by Catherine Bracy

Announcing the New Brigade Website

The Code for America Communities team is excited to debut the new website for the Brigade Program! Check it out here. The new site reflects the input of Brigade Captains and members around the globe. Andrew Hyder, our developer evangelist,… Continue reading

It Has to Work for Everyone

Code for America was founded in part on the notion that citizen engagement is essential to healthy societies and evolving democracies (something we continue to advocate for in our daily work). Our founder Jennifer Pahlka made an eloquent case for… Continue reading

CodeAcross is Here!

It’s that time of year again: time to CodeAcross! On the weekend of February 21-23, Code for America, the Open Knowledge Foundation and the Sunlight Foundation will host 40+ events around the globe. The mission of these events is to… Continue reading

It’s time to CodeAcross

Since 2012, each February, Code for America has gathered in communities across the country to Code Across America. This February, we’re doing it again, but this time, we’re going worldwide. Join your us, join your neighbors February 21-23 and together,… Continue reading

The Brigade Goes International

There are currently 31 Code for America Brigades in the U.S. This morning at TEDxCity2.0, I announced that we’re expanding our program internationally — starting Brigades in Ireland, Japan, and Poland. These Brigades are all headed by volunteer Brigade Captains…. Continue reading

Update from the Caribbean

Last Sunday, the New York Times published a piece about the rise of local agriculture in the Caribbean. Because of the volatility associated with dependence on food imports, Caribbean officials have made it an imperative to invest in local food… Continue reading

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